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Female corps member killed by train in Lagos finally laid to rest amid tears (Photos)

Never would Nneka Odili have thought that her life would be terminated while serving her father-land. Nneka Odili, a female corps member who reportedly died last Thursday, as a result of injuries sustained after a train hit her at Ikeja, Lagos has been laid to rest. She has now been buried at her hometown in Rivers state. She was reportedly buried on Sunday, March 11, at her hometown, Ndoni in Rivers State. It was gathered that the tragic incident occurred while the victim, fondly called Nini, was heading home after the…

Farmers-herdsmen clash: President Buhari lands in Taraba for security assessment (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at Jalingo, the capital of Taraba as part of his attempt to carry out on-the-spot assessment of the security situations in the state. The president arrived in the state on Monday, March 5, and was received by the governor of the state, Darius Ishaku. The president is expected to carry out an on-the-spot security assessment as part of effort to stop the recent clashes between farmers and herdsmen. The president is also expected to visit Benue, Zamfara, Yobe and Rivers and also visit…

Just in: Israel issues 90 days quit notices to Nigerian and African migrants, says jail term awaits those who remain

The government of Israel has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has reported, adding that the country said the migrants would be given up to $3,500 for leaving within the next 90 days. The report said the order however exempts children, elderly people, and victims of slavery and human trafficking. The report said the migrants would have the option of going to their home country or third countries, but that if they refused to…

Teacher killed after flogging 14-year-old student in Anambra

Odilinye Rita, an Igbo secondary school teacher in Anambra state has been beaten to death - The teacher was killed by the mother and a relation of her student who she allegedly flogged for not carrying out her duty - The mother and student are currently being detained by the police in Ogidi police station Miss Rita Odilinye, a teacher at Starlight Secondary School, Ogidi in Idemili north local government area of Anambra state, was beaten to death by the parent and relation of a 14-year-old student, Vanguard reports.…

11-year-old girl allegedly delivers a baby after being impregnated by brother

A group on Facebook has shared the pictures of an 11-year-old girl that is alleged to have delivered baby. According to the French page, named First Magazine on Facebook, they claim she was impregnated by her elder brother. They shared pictures of her in the hospital carrying her baby. The photos was captioned with the words below; "Seen on the net Amazing but true! A 11-Year-old girl just gave birth to a baby. Both Children (mama and baby) are doing well as you see them here in l’ hospital. NB: she was pregnant by his…

Photos from pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s daughter and her fiance’s engagement

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's daughter, Carissa and her fiance, Philip release photos from their engagement - The lovely photos have had social media users congratulating the beautiful couple CRESTNEWSNG.com earlier reported how Pastor Chris' daughter, Carissa got a special proposal from her man, Philip. Just recently the couple released the stunning photos from their engagement and the internet can't get over how beautiful they look together. The special proposal was first announced by the bride's mother who shared the details…

Check out what man did to 12-year-old groundnut seller who hawks to his office everyday (photos)

A young man identified as Ugomdi Ogbonna is the news because of his good deeds. The man was reported to have enrolled a 12-year-old boy and street hawker into a school. Ogbonna disclosed that the little boy Favour Emmanuel comes to his office every day to sell groundnut. He added that even if you are not interested, Emmanuel has a way of convincing you to buy his groundnut. The man disclosed that one day he called the boy to his office and asked why he was not in school, Emmanuel replied saying ever since his father died in…

After Mugabe, who is next? – List of African longest serving leaders

The resignation of Robert Mugabe as the president of Zimbabwe after 37 years in office has once again brought to fore the leadership problems in Africa, especially as it relates to the desire by some of these leaders to hold on to power in perpetuity. In this piece, CRESTNEWSNG.com takes a look at Africa's current longest serving leaders. 1. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea Mbasogo took power in a coup in August 1979, and has ruled for 38 years. He won the last election to extend his mandate for a further…

‘We walked down the aisle to Death March’: Charles Bronson’s bride reveals intimate secrets behind Britain’s…

A bride loves a captive audience and that’s just what Paula Williamson had as she married jailbird Charles Bronson in the weirdest wedding ever. Just four guests saw them tie the knot in Wakefield jail’s parole room. But Paula, who invited the Sunday People to record the events of her big day, revealed how: Bungling Bronson gave warders the wrong music and she waltzed down the aisle to the Death March He donned a trilby and Union Jack shoes for the ceremony They exchanged rings etched with CPS – short for Charlie and Paula…

Senator’s home set ablaze by angry mob over alleged shooting of civilians by his security men

The mob was angry that the senator's security men shot at innocent people They set the country home ablaze in protest of the actions of the security men More soldiers were reportedly drafted to the town and many residents fled Senator Sha’aba Lafiagi representing Kwara North Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate has lost his country home in the state after it was torched by angry mob. According to Sahara Reporters, the incident occurred after soldiers in his convoy shot four people on the eve of the Local government…

Tension in Abuja as peace corp, police officers clash

Some officials of the Nigeria Police Force and the Peace Corps of Nigeria clashed in Abuja The incident took place at the national headquarters of the Peace Corps of Nigeria office in Jabi district The incident occurred when some police personnel prevented the officials of the corps from gaining entrance into their office Some officers of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) clashed with personnel of the Nigeria Police Force at the national headquarters of the Peace Corps in Abuja. The drama started after Peace corps officials…

Lady who lost her boyfriend in a car accident sleeps on his grave, promises to be with him forever (photos)

A Twitter user named Trini has vowed to be by her boyfriend's side forever Late Cristian Arocha died in a car accident few weeks back leaving behind his family and his girlfriend - The saddened girlfriend shared heart-breaking photos of her laying by his grave Losing a loved one is never easy and for Twitter user, Trini, life has become meaningless without her boyfriend, late Cristian by her side. Trini shared a photo of both of them and another where she laid on his grave and wrote: "I'm right here with you. no matter where…

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Update: Identity of man who jumped into Lagos lagoon revealed

The marine police and other officials rush to rescue a man who jumped into the lagoon The operation was called off after a four-hour search without any success Rescue officials have disclosed the identity of the man who jumped off the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge into the Lagos lagoon on Friday, October 20. He has been identified as Oluseyi Adekunle, Channels TV reports. His identity was uncovered after his ATM card and other items were recovered from the scene of the incident by rescue officials comprising of the Lagos Waterways…

Buhari orders military, police to stop reprisal attacks in Plateau, says herdsmen’s ‘madness’ has gone too far

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and the police to stop reprisal attacks in Plateau state - Unknown gunmen had reportedly killed over 20 persons in state The president described the attacks as madness taken too far President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and the police to put mechanism in place to ensure that there is no reprisal attacks in Plateau state. Vanguard reports that President Buhari who was reacting to the killing of over 20 persons by suspected herdsmen said the madness should not…